Shuklaphanta Wildlife Safari

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Best Season:

Summer

DURATION

2 Days

Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve is located in the far-Western lowland “Terai” of Nepal . The pristine sub-tropical jungle makes ShuklaphantaNepal ’s second largest wildlife Reserve in Teral.

The open grasslands and numerous waterholes of the park is a vast expanse of plain grasslands and Sal forests, while marsh vegetation is found along rivers and lakes. The park that was originally reserved as a hunting area was later converted to wildlife reserve to protect swamp deer, the reserve now shelters almost 2,000 swamp deer, around 50 wild elephants and 30 tigers. Other animals found here are spotted deer, blue bulls, barking deer, hog deer, wild boars, leopards, jackals, langurs and rhesus monkeys. Among birds the reserve provides habitat to sarus crane, swamp francolin, grass owl, warblers, flycatchers and the endangered Bengal Florican. Reptile species include marsh mugger, crocodile, cobra and python.

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